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The Importance of Contingent Fees

April 4, 2019

If you’ve found yourself in the unfortunate situation of being seriously hurt and in search of a Scranton personal injury lawyer, understanding what a contingent fee is and how it will affect your case is essential. What is a Contingent Fee? Simply put, a contingent fee means that you do not pay any attorney’s fees…

Your Rights Against Insurance Companies

April 4, 2019

Pennsylvania Law allows individuals to sue insurance companies for claim denials or claims handling if the insurer can show that the insurer acted without a reasonable basis in handling or denying a claim under the policy. The insured must show that the insurer’s evaluation of the claim was “less than honest, intelligent, and objective” or…

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What to Know About Medical Malpractice

April 4, 2019

What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice results when a medical provider fails to act according to the standards of care in his profession and that action or failure to act within those standards of care causes harm to the patient. What Does the Standard of Care Mean? This concept refers to the degree of care…

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What to Know About Property Claims

April 4, 2019

Sometimes property owners neglect the condition of their property and create dangerous conditions. If you have been injured as a result of a property owner’s neglect, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries. Property owners and businesses have a duty to provide a safe environment for individuals on their premises. It’s our…

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Understanding Tractor Trailer Accidents

April 4, 2019

It is often the case that an accident involving a tractor-trailer can have significantly different outcomes than a typical accident involving two automobiles. It is important to understand the differences when tractor trailers or trucks are involved so you are fully prepared if you find yourself in this unfortunate situation. Important Differences An accident with…

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Helpful Advice for Car Accident Victims

April 4, 2019

Pennsylvania law states that if you have been injured by another person’s negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, you are entitled to recover damages. These damages include your medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and out-of-pocket expenses. Generally, in auto accident cases, insurance companies immediately employ techniques to convince victims to settle their cases very quickly.…